07 Feb 2007, 01:26pm by Alex Carnevale
This week: The NFL loves Christianity, unless it is attempting to put on a Super Bowl party. The NFL pension plan is bad, and concussions are even worse. Plus: What does the President of the United States have against the Chicago Bears?
36 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2007, 12:05am by emcee fleshy (atl/sd)
06 Feb 2007, 03:57pm by Doug Farrar
The sun may travel from east to west, but this year, Four Downs goes from west to east. Doug Farrar channels The Hollies, Jellyfish, and Barack Obama as he kicks off our annual feature tracking the NFL off-season.
73 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2007, 9:39pm by Tom Kelso
05 Feb 2007, 11:30am by admin
When you've been great for a decade, does it matter that your title year might not have been your best year? Which Manning was MVP, Peyton or Danieal? How many men can a Rhodes walk over before you can call him a man? Does a kind and gentle head coach trump a jerk coach-GM combo? Clearly, that one is a yes. Congratulations to the Indianapolis Colts, Super Bowl XLI Champions.
296 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2007, 9:08pm by Sid
01 Feb 2007, 05:14pm by Aaron Schatz
The Colts have offense. The Bears have defense. But an NFL game is never that simple. Chicago's defense was trending downwards, the Indianapolis defense trending upwards -- until both reverted to form two weeks ago. Is Rex Grossman actually Trent Dilfer, or is Peyton Manning actually Albert Pujols? Here's the Football Outsiders preview of Super Bowl XLI, packed to the gills with numbers and stats.
143 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2007, 11:45am by Nathan
01 Feb 2007, 12:43pm by Alex Carnevale
This week: Tony Dungy is the nicest guy in the world, Peyton Manning and Brian Urlacher are aware of each other's existence, and Hispanic sports fans apparently have never seen Tony Gonzalez introduce himself on Sunday Night Football. Plus: Tony Dungy, still the nicest guy in the world one sentence later!
35 comments, Last at 03 Feb 2007, 3:06pm by Alex
31 Jan 2007, 11:07am by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky
You know it. You love it. You've waited all season for it. Now, finally, it's here and it's everything you imagined. This isn't an outtake for Bruce Campbell's Old Spice commercial. Instead, it's Scramble's Fourth Annual Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza, starring Sky Low Low, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Lady Sovereign, and Goldberg from The Mighty Ducks. Have 22 pieces of paper handy? Let's get started.
90 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2007, 4:01pm by Zac
30 Jan 2007, 11:10pm by Michael David Smith
Do the Colts have a good offensive line, or do the skill players on the great Indianapolis offense mask some real problems up front? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.
74 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2007, 10:42pm by Rob Sartelle
26 Jan 2007, 12:24pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky
When Tom Brady puts his ear to the door, why doesn't he hear the media beating it down for not coming through last Sunday? Should Peyton Manning be serenading the masses from his roof? What is clutch? Bill and Ian debate that in the Dead Week Scramble.
245 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2007, 1:12am by Jim G
25 Jan 2007, 01:11pm by Alex Carnevale
Herm Edwards is back, baby! Plus: New England plane crash, Bill Parcells has had enough of Terrell Owens, and "two African-American head coaches" is the "Jerome Bettis is from Detroit" of 2007. Only, you know, with more actual significance.
87 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2007, 6:39pm by Chippy
24 Jan 2007, 01:02pm by Michael David Smith
The Bears' offense has been uneven this season, but it never looked better than it did late in the second quarter against New Orleans, when Thomas Jones carried eight times for 69 yards and marched into the end zone. How did that drive happen, and can it be replicated in the Super Bowl?
71 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2007, 2:14am by Roundhouse